Subject: Re: slow builds on interix
To: Arto Huusko <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/26/2005 21:41:13
On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Arto Huusko wrote:
> And the problem does not seem to be Interix itself, because if I
> extract the package source code somewhere and do manually
> configure and make, everything happens very snappily indeed. Only
> under pkgsrc things slow down. And under pkgsrc everything is much
> slower: configure script seems to take about twice as long, gcc
> takes longer to compile files. And in install phase even installing
> short info files (for example) can take up to 10 seconds.

As far as I understand, pkgsrc adds wrappers for gcc and many other tools 
(see work/.buildlink or so). I wonder if that's the problem.

How does one profile this? :)

  - Hubert